Still holding onto it!
But, good to know you're still out there!
Yeah, he's still out there and now he will be moping around for a week or two until the yearning passes again until next year. Hopefully he has shelved the idea of mugging Ms. Nina and stealing her bicycle - one of those ideas that seems brilliant at the time, but in hindsight prove to be unimaginably foolhardy. People sometimes do crazy things in the name of love.